Iran Air: Tehran-Belgrade flight on 27 January

Iran’s national carrier, Iran Air plans to commence the Tehran-Belgrade on Saturday, 27th January, establishing the first direct route between the capitals of Serbia and Iran after nearly 27 years, the Belgrade Airport has announced.

During the winter season, the flights will take place twice a week, Tuesdays and Saturdays with the 156-seat Airbus A320 aircraft. In addition, Iranian carrier Qeshm Air also plans to run two weekly services between the two capitals from 1st February.

As previously reported, the flights mark the resumption of scheduled commercial services between the two countries after 27 years. JAT Yugoslav Airlines previously maintained operations between Belgrade and Tehran until the break-up of the former Yugoslavia.

The negotiations on establishing a direct link between the two capital cities began in 2016. During his to Tehran, Belgrade Mayor Sinisa Mali visited the Directorate of Civil Aviation of Iran. The direct flight between Tehran and Belgrade will boost a number of tourists visiting the two countries, as well as attract investments. The direct flight will also facilitate closer economic ties and make it easier for Iranian investors to decide to invest in Serbia.

(Vecernje Novosti, 21.01.2018)


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